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ACS report on environmental carcinogens may promote cancer testing
Date: 2009-10-30 09:00:00
ACS report on environmental carcinogens may promote cancer testing... Full Story

Chemo treatments lengthen lives for head, neck cancer patients
Date: 2009-10-28 21:05:37
Patients with head and neck cancer receiving a combined treatment of chemotherapy and radiation may live 2.1 years longer than those treated only with radiotherapy, new research suggests.... Full Story

Research clarifies alcohol-cancer connection
Date: 2009-10-27 20:55:42
Though scientists have theorized that alcohol consumption increases the risk of several types of cancer, new research has clarified, for the first time, the mechanisms in place that allow alcohol to abet progression of the diseases. ... Full Story

Study: More frequent colorectal cancer tests recommended for blacks
Date: 2009-10-26 20:54:46
African Americans may face a greater risk of developing colorectal cancer than other ethnic groups, new research suggests.... Full Story

Drug testing study shows reduced occurrence of brain tumors
Date: 2009-10-13 22:11:16
Lab testing of the drug vorinostat demonstrated that the medication is able to cross the blood-brain barrier and reduce the occurrence of metastatic tumors in mice.... Full Story

Study finds new cause of rare bone cancer
Date: 2009-10-09 21:27:01
Unlike most forms of cancer, which are caused by genetic mutations, a rare bone cancer is the result of a unique gene duplication, researchers say.... Full Story

Studies of a rare cancer may prompt STD testing
Date: 2009-10-08 22:00:34
The human papillomavirus, the STD known better as HPV, may have a role in causing a type of head and neck cancer, according to new research.... Full Story

Self-examination recommended to assess need of skin cancer tests
Date: 2009-10-07 22:31:43
Skin cancer testing for farmers may soon be a regular doctor's order as dermatologists say men and women in this profession are more at risk of developing the disease.... Full Story

Research identifies risks in types of radiation therapy
Date: 2009-10-05 21:55:33
A type of whole-brain radiation therapy for patients with brain tumors, though successful in treating the tumor, may be harmful to learning and memory function, research suggests.... Full Story

National Cancer Institute attacks disease in Hispanic communities
Date: 2009-10-02 21:52:10
The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) announced this week that it has formed a partnership with governments in Latin America to combat cancer in the region and in Hispanic populations in the U.S.... Full Story

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